Category Archives : News


Nervous Clients Suppress Construction Activity

The latest monthly survey of construction purchasers indicates the industry is struggling to get out of second gear in 2018. February 2018 data suggests subdued growth conditions continue across the UK construction sector at the beginning of 2018 with new work decreasing for the second month running and total business activity increasing only marginally. Buyers […]

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Welcome to Thorn Baker: Mark Webb, Branch Manager London Construction

We’re delighted to welcome Mark Webb to our London branch, having worked in Construction Recruitment for nearly 20 years he brings a wealth of experience with him. Starting his recruitment career as a branch administrator Mark quickly worked his way up through to the sales team and onto becoming a manager. We asked Mark why he chose […]


Welcome back Kate!

Thorn Baker Manchester are delighted to welcome back our branch Administrator (and all-round office rock) Kate Lewis from her maternity leave Kate originally joined the Manchester team in February 2014 and has since become an invaluable support to both the Manchester Construction and White Collar teams, providing administrative support, efficiently running both team payrolls, maintaining an exceptional level […]


Meet the newest member of our Leeds team… Mikey!

We’ve got some great news – there’s a new employee in the office…he’s furry and has four legs… Our new office dog! He’s called Mikey AKA Mikey Magic and he’s a Fox Red Labrador, his hobbies include barking at inappropriate times, stealing anything edible (hard hats are edible, apparently) and long naps. Currently in training to […]


Welcome to Thorn Baker: Andrew Jordan, Branch Manager Birmingham Construction

We’re delighted to welcome Andrew Jordan to our Birmingham branch. He will be taking over a very long standing team that have all been working for Thorn Baker Recruitment for over 10 years each, which is a great testament to our Construction Division. Andy brings with him 16 years’ recruitment experience, starting his recruitment career […]